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Westward Whoa

Edited footage of western scenery on a road trip to Yellowstone Park. Includes scenes of camping and numerous landscapes, Mount Rushmore and the various grounds of Yellowstone with their hot springs and geysers. Film made by Central Cinematographer film club member Fred Strauss. 00:00 – Title. A boy sits at a desk doing homework about

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Arthur H. Smith – Personal Pictures No. 2 : Arthur H. Smith

The “Personal Pictures” series contains eight reels of edited home movies.Arthur Smith was born in Silver Spring, Nevada in 1909 and passed away in 2000 after having lived in the Bay Area and Big Bear Lake, California. According to his typewritten autobiography, after high school he began working for the Pacific Telephone Company as a

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1935 Dog Babe Ruth Football

1935 home movies featuring Babe Ruth with the Boston Braves, playing against the Philadelphia Phillies.Ellwood F. Hoffmann (1885-1966) Home Movie CollectionEllwood Hoffmann dropped out of school in 6th grade and went to work sweeping the floors at a hosiery mill for 25 cents/week. Eventually, he started his own silk stocking factory in Philadelphia